Dear Mom Spark, a PR company asked me not to disclose
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Dear Mom Spark,
A few weeks ago, I was approached by a PR rep to write a sponsored blog post. After a few email exchanges, I was told that I was not to disclose that I received payment for the post. I felt extremely uncomfortable at that point and backed out. (I told the PR rep that I would not feel comfortable doing it)
Shortly after, I started seeing bloggers posting the same sponsored post without a disclosure!!! I couldn’t believe that so many ended up doing it without a disclosure.
I have honestly been in shock since this has happened and I have NO IDEA what to do. Should I blog about it? Approach the bloggers who didn’t disclose? (some are actually my online friends) I feel so disturbed and unsettled that I’m not sure what to do at this point.
What would you do?
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